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>> yeah. >> good mornin i'm tony perkins. >> i'm allison seymour. tucker barnes is down in the weather center. >> always a wonderful wednesday and the first day of a new month so let's start off without setting a lot of weather records. all indications are temperatures will be where they should be 80s to 90. going to be warm and humid and good chance we'll see showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon so be ready for that. we have some out there at moment here. just looking at radar 50 towards crofton and bowie with light showers and another little cell trying to be -- to contain thunder and lightning falling apart southwest of leesburg. very warm, humid atmosphere in place. with a cold front we'll see more showers and thunderstorms. so bring an umbrella just in case. temperatures relatively mild here considering we have a lot of cloud cover.
74 in washington. 70 this morning in frederick. 64 degrees in winchester and 69 in ocean city. here's your forecast for the day. you will see a little sunshine here and there. high temperatures upper 80s to about 90. and again, a lot of humidity in the forecast for your wednesday. more details on the weather. we'll have a look at the weekend in a while. back to you. new this morning, police are searching for the driver in a deadly hit-and-run. it happened early this morning on center street in herndon, virginia. that's where police discovered a woman dead in a parking lot. fox 5's sherri ly is live on the scene with the latest. >> reporter: tony and allison, police found that woman's body in this condo parking lot right over here. you can see they have the markings on the pavement where her body was found. earlier this morning, we also saw police focus on a ground floor condo here. they were going in and out. it is right next to where the body was found.
police will tell us that this condo is connected to the case but they aren't saying if that woman lived there. numerous people called 911 after hearing the deadly hit- and-run. police say the woman was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the lifestyle condos an left to die. she has not been identified. at the same time, about a block away on center street as well, police found an abandoned black toyota camry that struck several parked cars. given the proximity, police believe that camry may also be tied to the deadly hit-and-run and police say the toyota plowed into those cars and didn't attempt to stop. >> looks like it was a fairly high speed accident into the last vehicle in the road there that drove all the cars parked along that side there one into the other. the investigators are trying to locate the owner of the vehicle to determine who was driving it. they are also trying to identify the adult female who
was deceased. once she's identified, we will try to notify next of kin. >> reporter: police stopped short of calling the person a suspect. at the scene you can see police back out here going over the crime scene where the woman died. there doesn't appear to be any type of skidmarks on the pavement here suggesting that the vehicle attempted to stop meaning this vehicle likely struck that woman and just kept going. that's the latest here in herndon. back to you. >> sherri, thank you. also new this morning, detectives are investigating if two robberies at two different 7-eleven stores are related. first one was at 4:00 a.m. at 2000 block of east/west highway in hyattsville then 4:40 then another one. no one was hurt in either
robbery. the robber was armed. checking some of our top stories, starting today, 47 million women nationwide will have new preventative healthcare benefits. under the affordable care act, women will now receive services including breast exams, prenatal care, hpv testing, contraception and domestic violence counseling at no extra cost. these requirements apply to women who have private insurance plans as well as those covered under medicare and medicaid. on capitol hill, last night a bill that would have banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy in the district failed. it needed a two-thirds majority to pass. 17 democrats joined 203 republicans voting in favor making the vote 220-154 and not news 4 send it on to the senate. -- and not enough to send it on to the senate. a horrific scene in calvert
county, a murder-suicide. they believe 32-year-old frank hayward killed his wife and 2- year-old daughter and critically injured his 12-year- old son before setting the house on fire then taking his own life. police are investigating a possible motive. hayward did have a history of domestic violence. in frederick, maryland, friend and family of robyn gardner are holding a special event tonight. they are marking the one-year anniversary of the 35-year- old's disappearance in aruba. and they are encouraging anyone with information about that to come forward. gardner's travel companion gaithersburg resident gary giordano reported her missing to aruban authorities on august 2, 2011 saying she didn't return to shore after they went snorkeling. >> he or dan no spent months in an aruban jail but was released because prosecutors didn't have enough evidence to continue holding him. tougher drunk driving laws go into effect today in the district. the new guidelines call for stiffer sentences for people
with especially high blood alcohol levels. there are harsher sentences for drunk driving in a commercial vehicle like a cab, limo or big rig. maximum sentence for first time offenders 180 days in jail. that's double the previous maximum. the minimum sentence will now be 10 days if your blood alcohol level is .20 or higher or if you're a repeat offender and the higher your blood alcohol level the longer you stay in jail. a mass show of support in the form of chicken sandwiches. chik-fil-a appreciation day is the brainchild of talk show host and former presidential candidate mike huckabee. he has thrown his support behind chik-fil-a's ceo, who recently spoke out about his belief in the biblical definition of marriage. meantime, on friday, gay rights activists are planning a kiss- in at chik-fil-a restaurants across the country. and in virginia, governor bob mcdonald is weighing in on new calls to ban chik-fil-a restaurants across the state.
>> if we start having governments issue permits or issue zoning, uhm, changes or withholding those because of someone's religious beliefs, we are going down a very, very bad road. >> the comments from chik-fil- a's president prompted criticism nationwide including this protest last week at chik- fil-a's food truck in the district. mayor vincent gray said he would not endorse the expansion of chik-fil-a in d.c. and the mayors of san francisco, chicago and boston have publicly said the restaurant is no longer welcome in their cities. taking a look at the latest olympic medal count this morning, china and the united states both have 13 overall medals but china has 13 gold and the u.s. has nine. japan has 13 medals but only one gold. and france actually has four golds and 11 overall medals. and one of the golds is
from a huge win from the u.s. women's gymnasticses team. they routed the russian, chinese and romanian teams to take the gold the first time in 16 years. and they won big coming in 5 points ahead of the russians. something very rare in gymnastics. jordan weaver, began did i douglas and maroney set a relentless pace that the russians couldn't match. also another history making record from michael phelps. the baltimore native won his all-time 19th olympic medal yesterday. wisdom marcus has the story. >> reporter: he stands all by himself because he is now the most decorated olympian of all time as the u.s. took gold in the 200-meter freestyle relay yesterday. now, he was the final swimmer on his team and the roars from the crowd got louder with each stroke when phelps touched the wall, he finally had that gold at his final olympics. and a record for all ages.
now, the medal in the relay was the 19th olympic medal. phelps got his 18th silver medal an hour earlier in his signature 200-meter butterfly event. 15 gold breaks a record that stood for 48 years. phelps got a late-night congratulations from the white house. president barack obama tweeted him, saying congrats to michael phelps for breaking the all- time olympic medal record. you've made your country proud, signed bo, clearly that's for barack obama. he replied thank you, mr. president, it's an honor representing the usa, the best country in the world. that's how he carved out his place in history ars the most decorated olympian of all timed and he still has a couple of more ee -- of a time, and he still has a couple of more events. all of this with littl effort. he didn't train that hard. >> he said he didn't train the right way. >> a couple of days ago this narrative seemed to be going in
another direction entirely. >> it looked like he was just going through the motions and say, all right, well, it's over now. but it turned out okay for him. he's a winner. imagine with a little more effort, who knows what could have happened. >> all gold, right. >> all gold. >> he did put in some effort. >> thank you, wisdom. coming up an embarrassing disaster? that's how an obama aide reached to mitt romney's overseas trip. why a romney aide lost his cool. that's coming up ahead. >> plus, president obama slaps new sanctions on iran as one author explores our problematic relationship with that nation. those problems have been passed down through five presidents. i'm sitting down with the author of the book "the twilight war" when we come back. it's 9:10. over ththe next four months, you hahave a choice to make.
for the folks at the very top. roll back regulations on big banks. and he says that if we do, our economy will grow and everyone will benefit. but you know what? we tried that top down approach. it's what caused the mess in the first place. i believe the only way to create an economy built to last is to strengthen the middle class. asking the wealthy to pay a little more so we can pay down our debt in a balanced way. so that we can afford to invest in education, manufacturing, and home-grown american energy for good middle class jobs. sometimes politics can seem very small. but the choice you face, it couldn't be bigger. ♪ i'm barack obama and i approve this message. ♪ look at this bed! this nightstand! this wardrobe! what are you doing here? you're in ikea. my dream bedroom is in ikea?
the presidential election and the race to the white house is close. presumptive republican presidential nominee mitt romney is back home in boston this morning after a week-long trip overseas. romney made campaign stops in britain and israel before concluding his trip in poland. and that's where a heated exchange took place between reporters and a romney campaign aide at a memorial for pope john paul ii. >> show some respect here. >> we haven't had another chance to ask him questions. >> [ bleep ] this is a holy site for the polish people! >> mitt romney had a hard time some say abroad struggling through a series of missteps that drew criticism from british and palestinian officials. in the meantime, president barack obama is expected to make a campaign stop in ohio today. tomorrow, the president will be closer to home addressing a crowd in leesburg virginia. and there's also good news for the president in the form of a new poll out this morning. a survey from quinnipiac university, cbs news and the "new york times" shows president obama leading mitt
romney in three key swing states. the president has a six-point lead in ohio, florida and a 9- point lead in pennsylvania. no one has won the white house since 1960 without winning at least two of those states. the poll also found broad support in those states for president obama's proposal to raise taxes on households making more than $250,000 a year. president obama slaps new sanctions on iran just as congress is set to approve even stricter sanctions later this week. he says, "if the iranian government continues its defiance there should be no doubt that the united states and our partners will continue to impose increasing consequences." the new sanctions are on foreign banks in china and iraq that the u.s. says helped iran evade international penalties. conflict with iran has been a problem for american presidents over the years and what you may not realize is how bitter debates miscalculations and betrayals nearly brought the two nations to the brink of
war. historian and author david crist explores these and other revelations this is new book, "the twilight war," the secret history of america's 30-year conflict with iran. he joins us now to talk about it. thanks for coming in. good to have you here. >> thank you for having me. >> this has been a very complicated relationship. it's hard to remember the fact that at one time, these -- we were friends with iran during the time of the shah as a matter of fact. let me ask your opinion about sanctions like the ones that the president is imposing now. do these sanctions -- are they going to have any impact on iran and its policies and its ambitions? >> the sanctions will be building ever since the bush administration actually. there's a continuity in policy between the democrat and republicans on this. i think as the sanctions increasingly bite on the iranian economy, the oil exports down a third, and the
diplomatics efforts combined with a robust military presence in the gulf, i think the combination of all these have historically offered the best chance at least at getting iran to at least go along with our -- with the international community's desires on this. >> so it's not a foregone conclusion that we are headed towards war with iran? >> no. i think it's always better to talk than to fight. and throughout history, the iranians have shown a remarkable ability to step away from the brink of the cliff just as it appears we're headed to war. so i don't think it's a foregone conclusion. however, even if we resolve the nuclear issue, it doesn't change the ultimate dynamics of the relationship and the antagonism has been there since 1979 and i don't see that changing anytime soon. >> any relief in that coming? >> not so much. i think the -- one of the
fundamental problems we face is the revolution in 1979 the young students who shouted, down with the shah and over through an up popular american- backed dictator. now gray in their beards. but their attitudes haven't changed. so i don't think until this current supreme leader leaves and you have a new generation of leaders in iran, that they are going to -- i think we're going to make the strides that i think we would really like to see as far as rapprochement with iran. >> this book is detail. your research started in 1994 and you conducted 400 interviews. were there any surprises, any thing surprised you that had gone on during this time? >> many things. the insight of the way the u.s. has grappled with the problem. it's been interesting. but sometimes the most amazing stories actually fall into your lap. and i was contacted by a woman
who claimed that her father had been a spy for the u.s. government and had been hanged as a result of it. during the interview a number of stories started fitting together about this guy's life and what he did. he was indeed a spy for the u.s. government. he is an iranian navy captain and turned out to be one of the most important agents we had. he tipped off the u.s. government to a massive iranian attack on saudi arabia that would have led to a war in the middle east. and as a result, he compromised himself and was executed for it. >> hm. all right. the -- i want to talk about where we go from here. you say it's always better to talk and war is not an foregone conclusion. we have an election coming up. we have gone through five presidents in the last 30-odd years with the relationship with iran. do our policies change dramatically from president to president? or are we handing off the same problem and do we approach this
in kind of a unified way from president to president? >> it's a great question. the one interesting thing about the last 30 years in each as you said five administrations is there's a surprising continuity between the presidents. relationship has ping ponged back and forth between peace and war. every president has had to grapple with the prospects of going to war with iran or the potential there might be a diplomatic breakthrough. so i think no matter how it turns out in november, whether it's president romney or president obama, they are largely going to fall back on similar policies. >> very interesting. weigh could talk for an hour about -- we could talk this for an hour about this, mr. crist, thank you for coming in. you're going to be at the international spy museum for a briefing and book signing for today at noon and, of course, the spy museum is in northwest d.c. our holly morris has been there all morning long. so thank you very much for coming in.
appreciate it. >> thank you. >> allison, back to you. still ahead, the beltway ufo no longer a big mystery. a look at the future of military planes is straight ahead. >> also, a major mission for nasa. monday we could learn if there is life on mars. details on the highly anticipated mars rover landing. that's next. first, let's check in with holly at the spy museum. good morning. >> reporter: that's right. speaking of major missions, i have to get in, investigate, get out and not be detected. in other words, i need to learn to be a ninja so it's a good thing i'm at the international spy museum signed up for spy camp. we are going to learn the techniques of these special warriors as we continue to find out the science behind espionage. it's all coming up on "fox 5 morning news." stay with us. q
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than ever before. nasa's mars rover curiosity is set to touch down on the red planet very early monday morning. this is animation of what it might look like. getting it there is an operation that relies on precision, perfection an impeccable timing. earlier this morning, we spoke with nasa administrator charles bolden about the importance of the mission. >> the big objective is to help us determine whether life is existent on the planet, whether it could have existed before, and what is the potential for life being sustained there in the future. since we're trying to put humans on mars in 2030, in response to president obama's direction to nasa to do so. >> nasa will broadcast live images from curiosity as it lands and the video will actually be played on a massive screen in new york city's times square. what if they do and it's live and we see the pictures and something leans in and waves. >> wouldn't that be interesting. >> or would it be frightening? >> a little of both actually.
>> here's something that frightened people too. >> the navy finally has taken the wraps off what many people have dubbed the beltway ufo. the experimental aircraft got the nickname after drivers spotted it just driving on down i-270 and 495 last month. and they began snapping pictures and tweeting that they had seen what they thought was a flying saucer on a flatbed truck. well, yesterday the media got a sneak peek of what the future of military planes may look like. the navy is hoping the x47b will be a new wave of unmanned military aircraft. it's flown completely by computer. if it loses contact with air traffic controllers, it flies right back to its base like a homing pidgeon and is supposed to be able to take off and land on aircraft carriers. the navy says they will be putting that to the test next year. >> extraordinary. >> isn't it? >> wow. >> all right. coming up, an amazing love story that shows that you can't keep true love apart. you're not going to want to miss this. >> and you may have seen a few
dragonflies hanging around. should you be concerned? that's coming up after the break. >> first, a live look outside on this wednesday morning. it's clear right now -- well, is that clear? tucker is going to explain what we're seeing when we come back. right now it's 9:27. come on, tucker. you got two minutes. at sleep number, individualizing your sleep is at the heart of every innovation.
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and home-grown american energy for good middle class jobs. sometimes politics can seem very small. but the choice you face, it couldn't be bigger. ♪ i'm barack obama and i approve this message. you have heard the saying if you love something let it go? if it comes back it's yours? apparently for one couple that's true. lena henderson and roland davis are getting married for the second time. the 85-year-olds married in their teenage years but divorced after 20 years. so they went a half century without even seeing each other. they recently reunited and four decades later they are saying i do once again. four generations will be in attendance this saturday for the new nuptials. >> wonderful. >> that's a great story. >> it is a great story.
good for them. that's eight gray photo. they should have it blown up at the wedding. that would be great. >> they look youthful. like newly found life. i'm a hopeless romantic and that's given me good feelings today. >> you think you might -- your high school -- >> well, she's married right now. >> oh. not eligible. [ laughter ] >> me on the other hand, i haven't seen my high school girlfriend in a long time. >> but they were married and went their separate ways and then, you know, as adults mature adults -- i love that. >> i'm not sure you're getting the gist of the romance of the story. [ laughter ] >> all right. >> maybe he is. maybe he is. >> all right. let's do the radar before i get in any trouble and by the way i think your husband is a lovely man and i'm not suggesting in any way -- >> no, no. that's fine. we're on the same page. >> okay, good. as long as we have an understanding. >> we are in the same book, maybe not on the same page. showers east. north and west we have a thunderstorm north of frederick so you get the idea here we are
getting pop-up showers and thunderstorms right into the beltway currently dry a lot of cloud cover and later this afternoon i think the showers will start to fill in here. the thunderstorms, too. there could be brief heavy downpours so be ready for the possibility. definitely bring an umbrella here as conditions at any point today with this rather unstable atmosphere we could see showers and storms very many. a bigger picture you will see the cloud cover there you go, what's happening a cold front off to the north and west is pushing in here and it's the -- air behind it is actually not cooler but it's drier so that will wring out the atmosphere as it moves through during the course of the day. you can see already we have had some showers develop overnight and with some daytime heating actually the best chances will be a little later today that we get some widespread rain showers and thunderstorms. currently 75 cloudy out at reagan national. you saw in the live shot a few minutes ago, 78 in annapolis. it's holding temperatures down temporarily. we'll see sunshine at some point and temperatures will warm up quick. 72 leonardtown, 60s north and
west, winchester 68, and 69 in martinsburg. looking at the futurecast put it in motion, we can find at 1:00, you can see a little bit of sunshine trying to break out and some showers now out to the west. then by 3, 4, 5:00, you can see the scattered nature of the showers. but anything that gets going could drop brief heavy downpours. be ready for that. clearing out overnight and sunshine back in the forecast tomorrow and hot. but not too much humidity. 89 today. partly sunny skies, scattered showers and storms back, winds south and west at 5 to 10. early shower tonight, humid, partly cloudy overnight, 71. here's your five-day forecast. tomorrow, definitely on the warmer side with highs in the low 90s but low humidity, hot and humid on friday with highs in the mid-90s, saturday and sunday if you have outdoor plans, have fun this weekend. i think generally it's going to be dry but each afternoon a chance for a scattered storm with highs in the low 90s. that's weather, allison, tony, back to you at the dis. >> thank you, tuck. torrential rains caused
serious flooding in arizona forcing highways to shut down. check out that picture. it also knocked out power and trapped cars on the roads. firefighters say they have rescued several people including a toddler from vehicles that got stuck during a storm. luckily none of those people seriously hurt. in this area we have seen our fair share of rain this summer, as well. >> all of that water is one of the reasons you may be seeing a lot of dragonflies buzzing around. earlier this morning during ask the weather guys, we learned that dragonflies won't breed in water that's poor quality. that means more dragonflies indicates good water quality in d.c. and the surrounding areas. you're also seeing more dragonflies and insects in general because of the warm weather. i'll explain that in a moment. now, if you see a dragonfly, these pictures look -- they look funny up close. scary looking. if you see a dragonfly no need to be afraid. they are not dangerous. they don't sting or bite
humans. instead, they eat harmful insects. so they are actually beneficial insects. they eat mosquitos. and because we have seen an increase in mosquitos during the warm, humid summer, that's why we're seeing more dragonflies because it's like a buffet for them. >> or are they sending good tidings from above in some poem say that they have the power to go between different planes like if you believe in heaven and down here and all that. so maybe the angels are saying, hello. >> didn't delve into that with the weather guys. >> too much. still ahead snoop insert animal here he is splitting with his well known moniker to appeal to a different audience he says. >> what? >> the animal he is turning to now, that's next. maybe snoop dragonfly? >> that would be good actually. >> plus, cuba gooding, junior is a wanted man. seriously. find out why he is in trouble with the law when we economic in with tmz. the buzz bin is next. stay with us.
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welcome back. i have been assured that this story is true. snoop dogg is the latest musician to change his name and go in a different direction. the hip-hop star says his name is now snoop lion. he says he is tired of the old scene. he says he is moving on to reggae after being, quote, born again in jamaica. he wants to make music his kids and grandparents can listen to. snoop's first reggae album drops in the fall. it's called reincarnated because he thinks he has connected with the spirit of bob marley. remember, he was in jamaica when all this happened. and snoop likes to -- you know. allison and tucker, he likes to party. we'll put it that way. over to you. [ laughter ] >> i'm looking forward to it. >> hey. i'm all for it but you know. >> i want to be in touch with bob marley's spirit what do i have to do to do that? >> talk to snoop. he'll get you there. [ laughter ] cuba gooding, junior in
trouble with the law? say it isn't so! tom cruise and his daughter suri spent some time at the happiest place on earth. >> oh, insert your favorite line right there. i know where that place is not. hey it's time to check hollywood headlines with our friend casey carver in tmz. good morning, casey. >> reporter: good morning. >> all right. let's get down to business. cuba gooding, junior, ran into some trouble in the big easy? >> yes. he got in a little bit of trouble. he was out at a bar and got a little agitated and angry at people recognizing him. they are asking for photos, things like that. he was asked to leave. he allegedly shoved the bartender on his way out. cops are talking with his lawyers now so they can get this taken care of. and obviously, hopefully not have him arrested, no jail time so he can take care of it, do what he needs to do and go back to filming his movie with oprah. >> was there a report there are too many photographs being taken of him or something? is that what set it off? >> that set off to people
coming up and taking photographers asking for his autograph things like that is what set off the whole debacle. >> things are so out of character. we have never heard anything like this about cuba gooding in his 20 years-plus making movies. >> reporter: normally he seems like a happy guy, definitely out of character. >> speaking of happy, tomorrow cruise spending some time with his daughter -- tom cruise spending some time with his daughter. tell us about it. >> reporter: tom and suri are in florida at disneyworld having a daddy daughter day enjoying their time together taking in the rides, aladdin and the jungle cruise. >> reporter: tom cruise needs -- >> does he wait in line like the rest of us? >> they do. well, i mean, i don't know if i would say like the rest of us. but they definitely you know maybe get pushed to the front quicker than the rest of us. but, you know, they definitely don't close down the park or
anything like that. >> well, good. all girls love daddy-daughter time so that's great. good for them. >> reporter: yes. special time. >> thank you, casey. >> reporter: thank you. imagine being -- remember when santa claus got a lot of -- was asked to tone things down. wonder if they asked tom cruise to tone things down. remember the santa claus i am% naturer? >> yes. >> at disneyland. >> the impersonator. >> what can you do? he is who he is. >> all right. it's just interesting, tony. would you expect to see tom cruise at disneyland? >> no. >> disneyworld. >> they have ways of getting celebrities in and out. they don't wait in line. they take them in and out back ways, shut down the line for a while, while the celebrities do their thing. thank you. coming up, spycam. holly is getting the scoop on top secret mission this is morning. she is taking us to the international spy museum next. first, speaking of camps, dave ross is live in ashburn this morning. dave. >> reporter: hey, tony.
now you know how to get in and out of traffic because you're a celebrity. we're talking football in ashburn, virginia. day 6 of training camp getting ready to begin. we'll catch up with the offensive line. it's a m.a.s.h. unit and the defensive backs see how they are doing when fox morning news continues. for back to school. introducing share everything, only from verizon. a shareable pool of data to power up to 10 different devices. add a smartphone like the samsung galaxy siii, so everyone in your family can enjoy unlimited talk and text. the first plan of its kind. share everything. get your student a samsung galaxy nexus for $99.99.
my father's hands didn't build this company. my hands didn't build this company. through hard work and a little bit of luck, we built this business. why are you demonizing us for it? it's time we had somebody who believes in us. someone who believes that achievement should be rewarded not punished. we need somebody who believes in america. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. ♪[ music ] today at training camp the focus shifts to the offensive line. >> let's check in with dave ross live in ashburn with more. hey, dave. >> reporter: hey, y'all. just think of this. in eight days they are going to play their first preseason game in buffalo next thursday. if robert griffi iii starts, who is going to block for him? that's the big question. we knew the defensive back would be an issue and the offensive line but not this big
of an issue. we knew this offensive line would struggle. they are really struggling because of injuries. less than a week in we knew about the starting right tackle jamal brown with hip issues. the right guard cory had surgery on the right knee out in the season opener. yesterday they brought in jordan black luring him out of retirement, 32 years old number 60 the 7th season in the league appeared in 80 games and started in 40 of them. >> i wasn't expecting a phone call. i was all but retired. but, you know, a lot of me still wanted to play. a lot of me still knew i could play. i'm thrilled to get the opportunity. >> i actually started losing weight, you know, starting to become a normal person again. so i'm a little bit underweight right now but i mean, i can put the weight back on. >> now, the redskins secondary underwent a makeover this off
season, as well. deangelo hall returns to anchor the cornerbacks along with josh wilson but the safety position new faces there. they added free agents brandon merriwether, williams and jackson to compete with gawdy and dijon. two others are gone. here's d hall on the new d- backs. >> we always joke with each other saying we have a secondary full of misfits. we got guys that i feel like nobody else wanted in this league so i think brandon that somebody told us how we was like the 32 secondary or something in the leaving or somebody ranked us and, you know, we just laugh at some of that stuff because, you know, we all know ten of the day you have to go -- we all know at the end of the day you have to go out on the field and improve it. >> i think it's fun for him to see improvement of our football team. we're a little younger, and faster and quicker. and i think as a veteran he sees that so he is more excited. >> getting back to the offensive line, we don't know if jordan black will make the
roster but it was funny to hear him say i was becoming a normal person again and losing weight. now he has to put weight on because he is undersized when you're playing football for a professional living. tony and allison, very interesting out here day 6. we'll find out again they are going to practice in the bubble again in about an hour and back out here at 3:00 to see that offensive line for rg iii because we want to be sure he can get to the season opener and have to protect him in the preseason and he has to play in the preseason, you can't put the ferrari in the garage and say don't play save it for week one. we'll see what the rookie can do. it will be an interesting couple of weeks to get ready for the season opener. back to you. >> is it okay that i'm a learn concerned it's day 6 and we're bringing in -- i'm a little concerned, it's day 6 and we're bringing in retired guys to protect rg iii. >> i think that's a fair statement and i think the concern is spread out along all redskins fans today. when you see that a guy was literally not expecting a phone call, sitting on his couch, starting to lose weight, and now he is here at redskins
park. it's a dicey situation at best right now. >> okay. thank you, dave. >> oh, boy. >> i'm not alone in this. >> no you are not. >> thank you. now, it's your chance to see some of the rarest baseball cards over a century old. remember we told you about this? they were found in an ohio attic last month and they will ben display at the national sports collectors convention in baltimore. they will be auctioned off tomorrow and former orioles all- star and others will be on hand to sign them. organizers to get millions of dollars from the antique cards. that was fast getting them to market. all right. $80billion, that's the budget for the u.s. intelligence community. it's comprised of 16 different agencies and this morning, holly morris is picking up some intel at the international spy museum. hey, holly. >> reporter: hey, guys. you know what? it takes a lot of money to train spies. they are highly trained, have a lot 6 skills, they have to go
unnoticed. finding out the secrets. that's what they are learning at spy camp at the international spy museum. this week the catch is ongoing. this week is tech ops day so one of the things we'll learn today is how to interrogate a hostile person. they are learning to be ninjas. this real life ninja, that's what i heard. >> thank you. we're actually marshall heart i martialartists. we practice the art of ninja. we customized the program for the spy museum. we run a spy camp here. >> what are some of the things the kids learn. anything from kicking punching blocking all the way to breaking. we are going to do some
breaking demonstration today. >> this is a fun way to get the kids introduced to martial arts. instead of just let's go sign up for a regular class which is good too but this might give them the buzz. >> reporter: it does. it's a great introduction. but i think by the end. camp, the kids know some good basics. they are dangerous by the end. maybe not effective but dangerous. >> so parents, be careful what you wish for if you sign them up for spy camp. so in order to be, you know, someone that's highly trained and good at martial arts, what's the key skills you need? >> you have to show up. you have to show up. >> reporter: be here on time. >> you have to be on time and you have to be -- you have to really give yourself time to get good. most people want to be good in a couple of days. it takes years to be an expert. >> reporter: i want to get good in 30 seconds. >> we'll give you a crash course on how to break some boards. here we go. i'm going to stop the group for a second. so coach stop the group. if you can do me a favor, set up some cinderblocks for a quick demonstration. >> this is a regular piece of
board? >> number 2 pine from a very special place, home depot. >> heard of it. >> reporter: go right through the middle of the board. >> you want me to break that board with my foot? >> yes, ma'am. >> you guys think she can do it? >> yes. >> okay. >> got a good crowd here. go right through the center of the board. when you stop it, stomp it with your heel as hard as you can see. pretend it's a spider. >> one, two, three. >> all right! >> i got to get me one of these black suits, i'm telling you. all right. i'm going to let you see a real marshall artist at work here. get set up. >> you probably think thinks
unfair that the kids go to have all the fun but adults can, too. the adult education director, come over here. we'll talk quietly because chris is getting in the zone and we don't want to miss that but tell me some of the things adults can do at the museum they don't know about. >> adults may not realize they can go to operation spy which is and one hour immersive i intelligence agent where you look for a device. you really learn. some of these things would seem like fun and people think they're for kids, they are also for adults, certainly visit the museum and try our spy find the city gps-based games which take you through the enabled on a spy mission. your ethics may be tested. perhaps you will be asked to spy for another government. >> really? >> mm-hm. >> what's interesting is you can send your kids to spy camp.
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